Two UEA students prepare to skydive for Cystic Fibrosis Trust and British Heart Foundation

Two University of East Anglia students are planning to jump out of a plane in the name of charity.

Rebecca Hedgecott, 21, and Hanna Bloomfield, 20, are preparing to take part in a skydive at Beccles Airfield on Wednesday, April 18, to raise money for their favourite causes.

Rebecca, who is currently studying natural sciences at the UEA, has been planning the jump for two years and is attempting to raise up to �1,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

The student, originally from Cambridge, said: 'I have always wanted to do something crazy to raise money for charity. It is a charity that is close to my family and I have always wanted to raise a lot for them.

'I have done a lot of charity work before but nothing like this.'

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Hannah, originally from Bury St Edmunds, is also in her third year of studying natural sciences at the UEA and is raising money for the British Heart Foundation, also targeting �1,000.

She said: 'I wanted to raise money for this charity because loads of my family have been affected by heart disease and it affects a lot of people.

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'I wanted to do something really big and really exiting when raising money for charity.'

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